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Keyboard shortcuts

The following keyboard shortcuts will work in the Atto text editor in most browsers. Note that for many of these commands to work you need to either click in the text editor or select content in the text editor.

Windows CommandMac CommandFunction
Ctrl + c⌘ + cCopy
Ctrl + v⌘ + vPaste
Ctrl + Shift + v⌘ + Shift + vPaste without formatting (very useful)
Ctrl + x⌘ + xCut
Ctrl + z⌘ + zUndo (careful - can undo a lot of text and doesn't always work)
Ctrl + y⌘ + yRedo
Ctrl + a⌘ + aSelect all
Double-clickDouble-clickSelect word
Triple-clickTriple-clickSelect line
Ctrl + f⌘ + fFind on page
F3F3Find next
Shift + F3Shift + F3Find previous
Ctrl + b⌘ + bBold
Ctrl + i⌘ + iItalics
Ctrl + u⌘ + uUnderline
Ctrl + k⌘ + kInsert/edit link
Ctrl + Right arrow⌘ + Right arrowMove to the end of the next word
Ctrl + Left arrow⌘ + Left arrowMove to the end of the previous word
Ctrl + Shift + Right arrow⌘ + Shift + Right arrowSelect the next word or letter
Ctrl + Shift + Left arrow⌘ + Shift + Left arrowSelect the previous word or letter
Ctrl + Shift + Home⌘ + Shift + HomeSelect from the cursor to the beginning of the page
Ctrl + Shift + End⌘ + Shift + EndSelect from the cursor to the end of the page
Ctrl + Home⌘ + HomeMove to the beginning of the page
Ctrl + End⌘ + EndMove to the end of the page
Ctrl + Backspace⌘ + BackspaceDelete word or letter to the left
Ctrl + Delete⌘ + DeleteDelete word or letter to the right
Ctrl and +⌘ and +Zoom in (not specific to the editor, but very useful)
Ctrl and -⌘ and -Zoom out (not specific to the editor, but very useful)
Ctrl and 0⌘ and 0Reset zoom (not specific to the editor, but very useful)

Source: Jason 1keddie, Royal Roads University (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike)


Last modified: Thursday, 28 October 2021, 10:17 AM